Two intrepid librarians

Two intrepid librarians review the best nonfiction books for children

Monday, December 31, 2018

Best Biographies of 2018

Today we are featuring the best biographies and memoirs of the 2018. Picture books and graphic novels dominate the list. This year's best biographies for children and teens feature artists, athletes, politicians, scientists and more!

by Sandra Neil Wallace
illustrated by Bryan Collier

by Mara Rockliff
illustrated by Michele Wood

by Penelope Bagieu

by Monica Kulling
illustrated by Julianna Swaney

Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass
by Tonya Bolden

by John Hendrix

by Joyce Sidman

The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague
by Julia Finley Mosca
illustrated by Daniel Rieley

Hey, Kiddo
by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles
by Patricia Valdez
illustrated by Felicita Sala

by Laura Veirs
illustrated by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

by Sharlee Glenn

by Isabel Quintero and Zeke Pena

by Gary D. Schmidt 
illustrated by Daniel Minter

Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army
by Art Coulson
illustrated by Nick Hardcastle

by Chris Barton
illustrated by Ekua Holmes

1 comment:

  1. A list! A list! My kingdom for a list...especially a list of nonfiction pb bios. THANK YOU so much. I see several favorites from 2018...and a couple of new ones that are now on my must-read pile.